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Magic Johnson by Earvin Johnson
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Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
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The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald
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The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
The Guns of August
by Barbara W. Tuchman
read in October, 2014
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Imaginations by William Carlos Williams
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Honey in his Mouth by Lester Dent
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The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq
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Sex! Misanthropy! Cloning!

I found this to be lively, more entertaining than it had a right to be, deeply scathing, and occasionally funny, but I was left with a rather sour aftertaste in the 'ol frontal lobe.


At first, I was enjoying the new age c

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Mother's Milk by Edward St. Aubyn
Mother's Milk
by Edward St. Aubyn
read in February, 2010
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You know how sometimes people complain about unremittingly dour contemporary novels where all the characters are unlikable assholes? Well, this one's really good! Rather than tacking away from the cynicism with heartwarming flashes of goodness (gag) ...more
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Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
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